* I should have said that some feel this is best served warm. Actually we eat it as soon as is possible when it comes out of the oven. You can always warm it up in the microwave, but only for seconds so as not to over cook the "cake part". My nephews like it cold, too, though! I have to say, its pretty good that way, too. Hope you enjoy it.
1 1/4 csugar (granulated) ~~divided
1 cflour~~self rising
1/3 cmelted butter
1 1/2 tspvanilla
1/2 cbrown sugar ~~packed
1 1/4 chot water
·**i like to use a rounder backing dish, like a baking bowl with this ( the one i use measures about 9 3/4 inches from top side to side), but you can use a 9
How to Make Devil's Float
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees
- Mix 3/4 Cup of the (white) sugar, four, and 3 Tablespoons of Cocoa. Add milk, then butter and vanilla; beat until smooth. (*I use a whisk. You can use a spoon or whatever you are comfortable with. Do not use a mixer as it puts to much air in the mixture). The batter will be essentially the consistency of a Brownie batter.
- This is somewhat like a chocolate cake that makes its own puddin'.